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modifier

Modifiers are, quite simply, any word or group of words that modifies (describes or elaborates upon) another element in a sentence. Modifiers can either be adjectives, which modify nouns (or sometimes pronouns), or adverbs, which modify pretty much everything else (usually verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs). Whether a modifier is an adjective or adverb depends on what it modifies and how it functions in a sentence.
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modifier

[′mäd·ə‚fī·ər]
(computer science)
A quantity used to alter the address of an operand in a computer, such as the cycle index. Also known as index word.
(materials)
In flotation, any of the chemicals which increase the specific attraction between collector agents and particle surfaces or which increase the wettability of those surfaces.

Modifier

A method to influence color, transparency, surface normals, or light emission, depending on the type of modifier and the type of material. Modifiers can be combined, so that each modifier in the chain influences a specific property of the material.

modifier

(programming)
An operation that alters the state of an object. Modifiers often have names that begin with "set" and corresponding selector functions whose names begin with "get".
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Por el contrario, en el BRM, que solo ha alcanzado un IAF de 3.1 ([m.sup.2] area follaje/[m.sup.2] area suelo), el comportamiento funcional es inverso, los arboles maduros generan un dosel con baja superficie foliar, existe menos uso de la radiacion y la tasa de crecimiento, mortalidad y reclutamiento presenta valores menores en comparacion con las sucesiones tempranas.
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By combining the results obtained with paired urine and BRM, we detected the presence of TMPRSS2-ERG fusion gene in 89% of the patients with cancer on prostate biopsy and confirmed the good predictive value of the fusion gene assay for positive prostate biopsy.
Los tiempos de cada una de estas etapas fueron 1, 30 y 5 minutos, respectivamente, durante la operacion del BRM con mallas de tamizado de 20 [micron].
BRM and Bahrain Enduro Team both made eight pitstops during the event, while the Knightriders needed nine.
After assembling the business unit survey input and preparing a preliminary assessment of risks, the BRM team brings the consolidated input to the business unit leadership team for discussion and evaluation.
The firm said that challenges of everyday BRM could be addressed through the solution, which offers business-critical information.
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Results of this study show the inability of the SAS variables of cognitive worry and somatic anxiety to significantly predict BRM performance among Stryker Brigade Soldiers.
Therefore, BCT Soldiers shoot more and more frequently by executing 10 periods of BRM and six periods of ARM over the 10 weeks of BCT.
14 October 2010 -India's ICRA said on Wednesday it had assigned its long-term rating of LBB+ with a "stable" outlook to the INR70m (USD1.6m/EUR1.1m) term loans and the INR175m fund-based bank limits of steel products maker Brahmaputra Rolling Mills (BRM).